Melon

Melons

(Cucumis melo) We have heirloom melons that can mature in almost any climate. Try some of these sweet & juicy varieties this year and enjoy a taste trip into your past... enjoy the flavor!

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Afghan Honeydew Melon

Afghan Honeydew Melon OML120

This delicious melon is grown in the high mountain valleys north of Kabul,... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Amarillo Oro Melon

Amarillo Oro Melon ML101

(Cucumis melo) 100 days. Beautiful, golden-yellow oblong fruit grow to... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Ananas D'Amerique A Chair Verte Melon

Ananas D'Amerique A Chair Verte Melon AML110

This historic heirloom was grown by Thomas Jefferson in 1794. It was offered... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Ananas Melon

Ananas Melon AML102

Sweet and juicy white flesh. A rare white muskmelon, fruit are around 5... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
web apple melon

Apple Melon OML135

85 days. Adorable little tear-drop shaped melons just fit your hand. The... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Ashkahabad Melon

Ashkahabad Melon OML131

80 days. A honeydew type that holds well after picking. The smooth skin... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Banana Melon

Banana Melon AML113

90 days. Banana-shaped fruit with smooth yellow skin and sweet, spicy salmon... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Barese Melon 1

Barese Melon ML128

Botanically a melon, like the Armenian cucumber, but with a completely... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
 Bateekh Samarra Melon

Bateekh Samara Melon OML142

95 days. Oblong fruits are brownish-green and netted outside, lime green... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Bidwell Casaba Melon

Bidwell Casaba Melon AML147

95 days. This melon was grown by General John Bidwell, who received his... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Boule d'Or Melon

Boule d'Or Melon ML106

(Golden Perfection) Very sweet, pale green flesh is just marvelous. Yellow... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Burrell's Jumbo Melon

Burrell's Jumbo Melon AML127

80 days. Very delicious old variety from the D.V. Burrell Seed Co. An improved... Read More
         
 
 
$1.50
 
Canoe Creek Colossal

Canoe Creek Colossal AML152

Big, beautiful melons can reach 20 lbs, making this one of the largest... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
Casaba-Golden Beauty Melon

Casaba-Golden Beauty Melon OML113

110 days. A quality Casaba type. In 1927 Burrell's said it was the finest... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Cavaillon Espagnol Melon

Cavaillon Espagnol Melon ML122

Large, oblong, green fruits are filled with delicious green flesh. A very... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Charentais Melon

Charentais Melon ML114

85 days. A famous, superb heirloom. A French 2-3 lb. melon with light grey-green... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Coban Orange Flesh Melon

Coban Orange Flesh Melon AML146

NEW! We originally collected this orange-fleshed melon in the beautiful... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Coban Orange Flesh Melon

Collective Farm Woman Melon OML110

80-85 days. This heirloom from the Ukraine was collected in 1993 by Seed... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Crane Melon

Crane Melon AML130

85 days. The famous California heirloom was introduced in 1920 by Oliver... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Crenshaw Blanco Melon

Crenshaw Blanco Melon AML128

An improved Crenshaw variety. Oval fruit are about 5 lbs. each and have... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Crenshaw Melon

Crenshaw Melon AML107

105 days. Large melons with wonderful sweet flavor! A family favorite,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
D'Alger Melon

D'Alger Melon ML103

Another colorful ancient French Cantaloupe (possibly from Africa); it is... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Delice De La Table Melon

Delice De La Table Melon ML118

A pre-1885, French heirloom that was listed in the French book "The Vegetable... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Delicious 51 Melon

Delicious 51 Melon AML108

4-5 lbs., round-oval muskmelon with salmon-orange sweet flesh. A popular... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Dosakai Melon

Dosakai Melon JS150

(Cucumis melo) Although much of the information about Dosakai... Read More

         
 
 
$4.00
 
Early Frame Prescott Melon

Early Frame Prescott Melon ML110

The Prescott melon that was grown in "Cold Frames" in the Europe of yesterday,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Early Hanover Melon

Early Hanover Melon AML132

75 days. Lusicous, small 2-3 lb., green fleshed melons are bursting with... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Early Silver Line Melon

Early Silver Line Melon OML116

75 days. Beautiful, oval-shaped, yellow fruit weighing 1-2 lbs. with lovely... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford) Melon

Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford) Melon AML109

90 days. An old heirloom variety from 1881. This old-timer is still a popular... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
edisto melon

Edisto 47 Melon AML106

90 days. Deep salmon flesh, fine flavor and hard rind; 4.5 lbs. Excellent... Read More
         
 
 
$1.50
 
Emerald Gem Melon

Emerald Gem Melon AML120

85 days. An heirloom introduced by Burpee's in 1886 and was very popular... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Escondido Gold Melon

Escondido Gold Melon AML158

Huge fruit have grown up to 18 lbs, oblong with bright yellow rind. Flesh... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Ginger's Pride Melon

Ginger's Pride Melon AML141

95 days. The largest melon we carry. Huge, oblong fruit averages 14-22... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Golden Crispy Melon

Golden Crispy Melon OML133

Commercial variety that was discontinued in the early 1980's. Small, oblong... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Golden Honeymoon Melon

Golden Honeymoon Melon AML119

92 days A honeydew melon with a brilliant, gold rind and delicious green... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Golden Jenny Melon

Golden Jenny Melon AML133

An outstanding golden meated version of Jenny Lind", developed by long... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Golden Sweet Melon

Golden Sweet Melon OML101

This early melon has gorgeous, lemon-colored rinds and small sized. The... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Green Machine Melon

Green Machine Melon AML134

85 days. Vigorous, compact vines produce green-fleshed 2-lb. melons at... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Green Nutmeg Melon

Green Nutmeg Melon AML114

83 days. Fearing Burr said in 1863, "The Nutmeg Melon has long been in... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Hale's Best 45 Melon

Hale's Best 45 Melon AML101

85 days. A popular heirloom developed around 1920 by a Japanese market... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Ha'ogen

Ha'ogen Melon OML150

75-80 days (Also known as Israel Melon) An excellent-tasting, early melon.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Healy's Pride Melon

Healy's Pride Melon AML153

A big, pretty, oblong melon with musky-sweet orange flesh. Heavily netted... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Hearts of Gold Melon (Hoodoo)

Hearts of Gold Melon (Hoodoo) AML115

85 days. An orange fleshed muskmelon dating back to around 1890. Quality... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Hero of Lockinge Melon

Hero of Lockinge Melon ML120

Small, round, one-pound melons have delectable, creamy-white flesh that... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Honey Rock Melon

Honey Rock Melon AML105

80 days. An early heirloom melon, 3-4 lbs. with thick sweet firm deep-salmon... Read More
         
 
 
$1.75
 
Honeydew Orangeflesh Melon

Honeydew Orangeflesh Melon AML104

98 days. Light green smooth skin and orange flesh. An orange-fleshed version... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Honeydew Tam Dew Melon

Honeydew Tam Dew Melon AML103

100 days. Beautiful, ivory green fruit, deep green - very sweet flesh with... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Indian Cream Cobra Melon

Indian Cream Cobra Melon OML134

Here's a really unusual variety from Australia, with a distinctive flavor... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
Ineya Melon

Ineya Melon OML125

80 days. A variety from the former Soviet Union that we are very pleased... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Jenny Lind Melon

Jenny Lind Melon AML117

80 days. This fine melon dates back to the 1840's and was sold by many... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Kajari Melon

Kajari Melon JS235

This is one of the melons that just about drove Joe crazy trying to secure.... Read More
         
 
 
$4.50
 
kansas melon

Kansas Melon AML123

90 days. A very rare heirloom from Kansas; the vines are vigorous and the... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Kazakh Melon

Kazakh Melon OML103

At last, we once again have a supply of this hard-to-find mini-melon that... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Keli Kheli Melon

Keli Kheli Melon JS256

India is much smaller than the U.S., however it has three times the population... Read More
         
 
 
$3.75
 
Madhu Ras, Rajasthan Honey Melon

Madhu Ras, Rajasthan Honey Melon JS257

Rajasthan in Western India is a dry hot place full of mystery and also... Read More
         
 
 
$4.00
 
Mango Melon (Vine Peach)

Mango Melon (Vine Peach) OML115

The 3 fruit are the size of a peach, with a yellow rind and bland white... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Melba Melon

Melba Melon ML131

Elongated cream-colored fruits weigh about a pound, sometimes a bit more.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Metki Dark Green Serp

Metki Dark Green Serpent Melon (Armenian) OML104

65 days. An ancient heirloom introduced from Armenia into Italy as far... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Metki Painted Serpent Melon

Metki Painted Serpent Melon OML105

Very long fruit with dark green and pale green stripes and excellent flavor;... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Metki White Serpent Melon

Metki White Serpent Melon OML106

The light green Armenian cucumber that is botanically a melon; sweeter... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Minnesota Midget Melon

Minnesota Midget Melon AML140

This very small, very early heirloom was introduced in Minnesota in 1948.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Missouri Gold Melon

Missouri Gold Melon AML150

85 days. A very old heirloom from Southern Missouri, which has been in... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Model Melon

Model Melon ML132

75 days. Globular fruits are lightly netted. The green flesh is thick,... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Mother Mary's Pie Melon

Mother Mary's Pie Melon AML162

A favorite in our Vegan Restaurant. Here's a really different little melon!... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
NAra

Nara Melon (Acanthosicyos horridus) (3 seeds) JS158

We are offering here the wonderfully strange Nara Melon. Collected in remote... Read More
         
 
 
$15.00
 
New Melon

New Melon OML139

Small, round to slightly tear-drop shaped melons with smooth skin of pale... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Noir de Carmes MelonNoir de Carmes Melon

Noir de Carmes Melon ML109

80 days. A beautiful and rare heirloom from France, and the famous "Black... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Obus or Kroumir Melon

Obus or Kroumir Melon ML111

90 days. Another of the true French cantaloups that we have obtained from... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Oka Melon ( Bizard Island Strain )

Oka Melon ( Bizard Island Strain ) AML154

This was a popular melon in Canada's Montreal region in the 1920's and... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Old Greek Melon

Old Greek Melon ML124

90 days. This unusual melon came to the US with Greek immigrants in the... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Old Time Tennessee Melon

Old Time Tennessee Melon AML142

An old favorite of mine. Produces huge, oblong melons that weigh 12-14... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Oran's Melon

Oran's Melon AML136

85 days. A local heirloom from the Missouri Ozarks, that has been grown... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Pear Melon

Pear Melon AML145

90 days. Football shaped fruit have wonderfully fragrant, sweet orange... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Petit Gris de Rennes Melon

Petit Gris de Rennes Melon ML104

85 days. Dense 2 lb. fruit have orange flesh that is superbly sweet, flavorful... Read More
         
 
 
$3.50
 
Piel de Sapo Melon

Piel de Sapo Melon ML113

110 days. Oval, 8-inch long fruit with skin mottled green and yellow, somewhat... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
seal

Pike Melon AML139

This heirloom was introduced in 1935 by Aaron Pike of Monmouth, Oregon.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Planter's Jumbo Melon

Planter's Jumbo Melon AML126

85 days. Thick, sweet, orange flesh, fruit are over 4 lbs. A good variety... Read More
         
 
 
$1.75
 
Plum Granny (Queen Anne) Melon

Plum Granny (Queen Anne) Melon OML114

75 days. Beautiful ornamental fruit are yellow with deep orange stripes... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Prescott Fond Blanc Melon

Prescott Fond Blanc Melon ML102

70 days. The most unique and beautiful French melon we sell! The fruit... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Pride of Wisconsin Melon

Pride of Wisconsin Melon AML135

An old fashioned Wisconsin heirloom that was grown for the Milwaukee markets... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Rampicante Zuccherino

Rampicante Zuccherino Melon ML126

80 days. The name means "climbing sugar melon." Traditionally grown on... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Rich Sweetness 132 Melon

Rich Sweetness 132 Melon OML126

Incredible little melons from the former Soviet Union. The fruit are a... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Riddle Melon

Riddle Melon OML127

Unique little melons weigh about 1 lb and are mostly egg-shaped. They vary... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Rugoso di Cosenza Melon

Rugoso di Cosenza Melon ML108

A beautiful "Amarillo Oro" type melon from Italy. It is a good late season... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Sakata's Sweet Melon

Sakata's Sweet Melon OML102

85 days. A favorite Asian variety of Dr. Amy Goldman, author of Melons... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Schoon's Hardshell Melon

Schoon's Hardshell Melon AML129

Very large fruit have a hard, heavy and deeply ribbed rind; a very good... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Sierra Gold Melon

Sierra Gold Melon AML116

85 days. Well netted, 3-lb. fruit with thick, salmon colored flesh; sweet... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Small Persian Melon

Small Persian Melon OML112

110 days. Rare, old-time melon with a sweet, bright orange flesh and a... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Snap Melon

Snap Melon ML130

(Cucumis melo var momordica) The sub-species name 'momordica 'refers to... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Swan Lake Melon

Swan Lake Melon OML124

A small and beautiful honeydew type. This variety has superb, sweet melting... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Sweet Passion Melon

Sweet Passion Melon AML149

An Ohio heirloom that has been grown since the 1920s. According to legend,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Tendral Verde Tardif Melon

Tendral Verde Tardif Melon ML117

Oblong melons with a dark green rind and sweet white flesh. A popular winter... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Thai Golden Round Melon

Thai Golden Round Melon OML121

The plants are extremely productive, and did well here in our climate.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Thai Pai Sai Muskmelon

Thai Pai Sai Muskmelon OML122

A beautiful and unusual melon collected in Thailand. The elongated fruit... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Tigger Melon

Tigger Melon OML107

90 days.The most amazing looking melon we have grown. The fruit are vibrant... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Tip Top Melon

Tip Top Melon AML112

90 days. Introduced by A.W. Livingston Seed Co. in 1892. This variety was... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Tortorello Verde Barese Melon

Tortorello Verde Barese Melon JS226

This wonderful "Cucumber Melon" from the Bari region of Southern... Read More

         
 
 
$3.50
 
Uzbek Sweetness Melon

Uzbek Sweetness Melon OML132

An early melon coming from Uzbekistan. The golden skin is nearly smooth,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Valencia Winter Melon

Valencia Winter Melon ML115

An old-time melon listed by American seedsmen in the 1830's but probably... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Vert Grimpant Melon

Vert Grimpant Melon ML116

(Green Climbing) A very old, green-fleshed French melon that can easily... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Yellow Canary Melon

Yellow Canary Melon ML105

100 days. An elongated-shaped melon, with a deep yellow rind. Flesh is... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Zatta Melon

Zatta Melon ML125

80-85 days. Traditional variety of Italy, where it is called "Brutto ma... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
 
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